Mark Pilgrim's digital preservation saga
A really fascinating look at a hard-core geek's digital preservation woes.
Mark Pilgrim is a long-time open source and mac geek. He's given some serious thought to preserving his digital work and has gone as far as switching away from the Mac platform to Linux.
The only thing I disagree with is that they think they're atypical. The only thing unusual is that they've been at it so long that it has already bitten them. As more and more information is digital & computer-based, everyone else will have the same issues.
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